LOS ANGELES—The Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) is holding the event, “Stars on Laverna Avenue: Love is Never Silent” on Saturday, June 3. This proceeding entails an Emmy Award winning movie, appetizers, wine, and altogether, a fancy red carpet evening. That film is “Love is Never Silent” which starred Mare Winningham; a 1985 drama that still has not lost its flavor.
The narrative focuses on the main character Margaret Ryder (Winningham) and her deaf parents. The movie unfolds with the hardships of this young girl acting as her parent’s ears and voice, the go between sign language and English, and the joy along with the burden that it brings. The movie showing is followed by a panel that includes: co-executive director Julianna Fjeld (TCGLAD Director), screenwriter Darlene Craviotto, and interpreter Francine Stern.
The cost is $50.00 per person and the tickets are available in person and on PayPal through the website: http://gladinc.org/annual-benefit-2017. The event on June 3 runs from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at GLAD, Inc.
An ID is required for alcoholic beverage purchases. Dress attire is dressy casual, nice jeans are suitable. For other communication accommodations, please contact at least 2 weeks in advance.
GLAD, Inc. is always holding and/or promoting events in local areas and is a great outreach to deaf and hearing people. There are many more happenings coming up, such as: the fifth chapter in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” which opens on May 26 with an Open Caption Movie Night that welcomes all! On June 7, a screening of “Pirates of the Caribbean” in Granada Hills will be held at 7:00 p.m.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/344727272592326/ or http://gladinc.org/event/piratesofthecaribbean/.